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.n. the united states and israel have pledged to do what they must to prevent tehran from developing a nuclear weapon. >> continued threats by the uncivilized -- [indiscernible] -- to resort to military action against our great nation is a clear example of this bitter reality. >> reporter: u.s. and israeli leaders chose not to attend mahmoud ahmadinejad's speech here at the u.n. in part because it occurred on rom kippur, one of the holiest days on the jewish calendar. demonstrators protested ahmadinejad's appearance. >> he again does not represent iran at all. >> reporter: iranian americans from across the country joined the protest. >> we send a message that the people of iran stand for democracy, human rights, nonnuclear iran. >> reporter: during his speech, ahmadinejad did not directly address his country's nuclear program, but he did y his nation was committed to peace. cbs news at the united nations. >>> at 4:36, here's a look at some other things making news now. extreme -- [indiscernible] -- is speaking out how he survived a weekend avalanche in the himalayans which killed at least eigh
in germany before heading to the united states. other victims who were injured in the attack were also on boor board. the attack in libya is leading to vigils and memorial services around the world. one of those services took place last night just outside the white house. the man who organized it grew up in falls church and took a year off of george mason to become a freedom fighter in libya. he knew ambassador stevens personally. >> he was really enthusiastic about being there and he was also very enthusiastic and excited about libyan-americans coming and helping. i remember him specifically telling us, the few libyan-americans that were there, that he's very proud as an american that we're here as americans helping out this revolution. >> stevens is the sixth u.s. ambassador killed on duty. the last one was adolph dubs who died in afghanistan in 1979. >>> virginia will be decision 2012 central again this week. republican nominee mitt romney will hold a rally at van dyke park in fairfax today at 11:30. his running mate ryan will be in the commonwealth tomorrow. his trip comes after co
of the united states. they would like to hear specifics. >> specifically i will not raise taxes on middle income folks. i will not lower the share of taxes paid by higher individuals. >> reporter: president obama told steve croft romney's plan won't work. >> he seems to only have one note. tax cuts for the wealthy and rolling back regulations. >> reporter: after romney released summaries of past income tax returns on friday. romney said he paid 14% last year because most of his income came from capital gains. >> i think it is the right way to encourage economic growth, to get people to invest, start businesses, to put people to work. >> reporter: the obama camp jumped on that comment issuing a statement saying independent economists don't agree asking the wealthiest to pay their fair share will promote economic growth. romney's taxes are part of a new obama campaign ad which hits the gop candidate on a secretly recorded fundraiser where he said 47% of americans pay no income taxes and feel they are victim to government help. >> he won't release his tax returns for 2010. >> romney said ads like t
to increases of between 48 billion and $66 billion per year in health care spending in the united states. 43 states could see a 10% rise in obesity-related health care costs. nine of these states would see a rise of more than 20%. these are huge increases. >> the analysis also offers a way to turn things around. if people reduce their body mass index, bmi, by just 5%, many would avoid obesity- related diseases and health care costs associated with them. >>> researchers believe there may be a connection between childhood obesity and bpa, a chemical compound used in many plastic containers and metal cans. a new study in the journal of the american medical association found that children with the highest levels of bpa in their system were twice as likely to be obese. scientists point out that research only shows an association and does not prove that bpa causes obesity. >>> this summer we told you about the approval after new diet drug. it offer as one-two punch in promoting weight loss. >> it's now available over the counter. anita brikman has more. >> i tried other programs before. i've been
or teachers in our classrooms. governor romney, just because you bank gaines the united states of america doesn't mean the rest of us are willing to sell her out. >>> a lot of people speculating that o'malley is run for president four years from now and, of course, we are in charlotte for the convention. they will be bring you live reports today and tomorrow only on news4. >>> republicans are hoping to make noise in north carolina this week as well. bob mcdonnell will campaign today and tomorrow near the convention site. mcdonnell is one of the mitt romney's most active surrogates. gov her o'malley spend part of last week in tampa. vice president bid enwas supposed to be there as well but he canceled because of hurricane ice sake. >>> paul ryan is stumping for votes in battleground states. he campaigned yesterday in ohio and ohio. he accused president obama to break his promise to improve the economy. mitt romney is keeping a low profile this week. he's in new england. >>> coming up on 4:38 right now. ahead on "news4 today," paying tribute to neil armstrong. how you will soon be able to h
of the united states. >> the pot. >> pat: outlined his accomplishments over the last four years. he also acknowledged that it will take much longer to solve challenges that built up over decades. the president said mitt romney's view on foreign policy are out of reach and his strategy would reverse progress. >> you might not be ready for diplomacy with beijing if you can't visit the olympics without insulting our closest ally. my opponent said that it was tragic to end the war in iraq, and he won't tell us how he will end the war in afghanistan. well, i have and i will. >> president obama took credit for safing millions of americans jobs in his first term and promised to keep focusing on the middle class in his second term. >>> this morning many areal aing gabrielle giffords' appearance at the convention emotional. she led delegates in the pledge of allegiance. >> one nation under god, indivisible, liberty and justice for all. >> giffords was helped on stage by her friend congressman debbie wasserman schultz. after that she cheered her name, a mass shooting in tucson left her with a seve
heart disease as the leading cause of death among hispanics in the united states. a new report says it's not because cancer rates are going up among hispanic americans but because heart disease treatments are improving. the study says it's also because most hispanic americans are relatively young, less than 55 years old. heart disease tends to affect older people. >>> counting zs and counting calories. researchers in canada says when it comes to losing weight, getting enough sleep is as important as diet and exercise. >> uh-oh. >> that's because lack of sleep increases the desire to eat more and boost appetite regulating hormones. british nutritionists say bread has gotten a bad rap and most of the health alerts about eating bread are myths. they say bread does not cause fatigue, stomach aches and obesity. yeah, right. they also say people who avoid bread are missing out on important vitamins and minerals. >> i do like bread and i don't sleep so i'm really in trouble. >> we're in trouble. >>> it's time for the question of the morning now. >> and it is 90% of the sales of this product a
to see the journey of a foreigner in the united states and oklahoma as someone who lives out a very skewed version of the american dream. >> reporter: the movie opens friday. pop star mickey ma national launched her hu perfume. her first fragrance is a mix of fruits, vanilla and musks. that's your eye on entertainment. teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >>> good morning. thank you for watching 9news now at 5:00 a.m. i'm andrea roane. >>> good morning. i'm mike hydeck. good morning, monika. >> good morning. yes, i was at madonna last night. she came out at 10:30. >> a lot of consideration for your hours i see. >> i won't say how much sleep i got. >> you're doing great. well done. >>> weather wise you may need a jacket or two depending on where you are. one of my weather watchers in old town maryland, down to 33. thank you for that report. that is some chilly weather out there. most of us are in the 40s here locally. here's a look at our day planner on this tuesday morning, the day after the big madonna concert. 69 degrees at noon with
if it happens will impact the united states military. it's that round of massive budget cuts which are scheduled to kick in at the end of the year. there will be big cuts to the military and social services unless congress can agree on something for a change and make some changes. >>> the inspector general for the justice department is recommending disciplinary action for more than a dozen government officials after the botched gun running operation known as fast and furious. >> the report did not find fault with attorney general eric holder who was accused by some lawmakers of lying to congress. randall pinkston has more. >> reporter: two senior justice officials are leaving their job after the report faulted the agency's handling of the gun trafficking probe fast and furious. jason weinste ni issued a statement saying he disagreed with the findings. no one at the justice department or a.t.f. considered the consequences of allowing thousands of guns to end up in the handles of mexican drug cartels. two of those weapons turned up in 2010 at the murder scene of border patrol agent brian terry. th
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